Due to a significant influx of permit applications, responses to requests for staff review meetings may take longer than normal.
DCD Review Team MeetingsComprised of planners, engineering tech analysts, permit technicians, and various DCD subject matter experts, the DCD Review Team, evaluates permit applications and permit document submittals.
As detailed below, these team members are also available via lobby visits, staff consultations, hourly meetings, and pre-application meetings. They provide general land use, building construction, stormwater mitigation, environmental and critical area information.
DCD Lobby Visits - Customers are provided a free, dedicated 15-minute question-and-answer session with a Department of Community Development Review Team Member.
Staff Consultation - A by-appointment, 30-minute consultation meeting with a cross-functional mix of DCD Review Team members to help you identify potential requirements for a specific project. Review Team members provide general advice on your proposed project and possible requirements. A bulleted-list of comments shared during the meeting is noted and provided to the applicant. The fee for this service is listed online within the DCD Fee Schedule and can be applied towards your permit application cost for up to one year from the Staff Consultation meeting date.
Hourly Rate Meeting - Focused on a specific area of the code, DCD Review Teams research your area of interest and meet to discuss on an hourly basis. This is an option suited for thoroughly reviewing a specific area of concern. The fee for this service is listed online within the DCD Fee Schedule.
Pre-Application Meeting - By appointment, this is a customer-scheduled meeting with DCD experts to provide a detailed analysis of your proposed project or issue. Review team members review the proposed project before the meeting, and a detailed meeting summary is provided to the customer after the meeting. The fee for this service is listed online within the DCD Fee Schedule.